Table 5

Estimated share of compensation to bidi manufacturers in bidi-producing states in India

StateTotal compensation (INR)Bidi compensation as % of unorganised manufacturing compensationBidi compensation as % of all manufacturing compensation
Tamil Nadu615 853 2752.220.54
West Bengal125 057 9760.570.20
Andhra Pradesh70 319 7800.780.11
Gujarat25 699 5330.090.02
Karnataka13 401 7360.130.02
Bihar11 664 9900.960.28
Uttar Pradesh10 817 9400.050.02
Kerala10 315 6040.080.03
Jharkhand3 669 1800.260.02
Madhya Pradesh3 622 7700.090.02
Assam2 926 5240.160.04
All-India893 349 3080.380.09
  • Source: NSS Round 62 Schedule 2.2 (July 2005–June 2006) data. Total compensation (salary+benefits) to owners and hired workers are based on the survey statistics, and estimated to population level using sample weights. Percentage estimates reported for the all India level include unorganised manufacturing industry employment in non-bidi-producing states. Compensation in all sectors is based on added calculations from Annual Survey of Industries 2005–2006.

  • INR, Indian Rupees; NSS, National Sample Survey.